Xiao-nong Zhu

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OBJECTIVE To characterize the growth of the developing vestibular aqueduct in order to gain a better understanding of the possible origins of enlarged vestibular aqueduct. METHODS Serial sections from 32 temporal bones for every other week from human embryos ranging in age from 6 to 38 weeks were studied with 3DMed medical image analysis software. The(More)
Mondini's deafness was the congenital malformation of inner ear. We studied 199 ears of 106 cases. Most of them were found deaf when they were babies. High resolution computed tomography of temperal bone was described: cochlea malformation 4 ears; malformation of cochlea, vestibule and semicircular canal 90 ears; vestibular of semicircular malformation(More)
Hearing loss and CT findings of 200 ears from 102 cases with congenital malformation of inner ear were included in our study. Hearing loss was typically bilateral severe, or total deafness. 75 percent of them were found deaf within one-year-old. In addition, 47 patients' (46%) mothers were noted to have caught a cold in first trimester of pregnancy.(More)
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